Celebrities back Barnardo’s appeal for more adopters by sharing special family photos

Celebrities have shared special photos of happy childhood memories with their adopted or adoptive families to encourage more people to consider adopting through Barnardo’s. Musician KT Tunstall, Prue Leith CBE, former X Factor star and singer Sinitta and Olympic sprinter Jamie Baulch are just some of the big names that have revealed personal images of their families and fond anecdotes for Barnardo’s Adoption Week, launched on September 10th. Other supporting VIPs include javelin thrower Fatima Whitbread MBE, BMX rider and designer John Buultjens, radio and TV presenter Suzi Mann, and…

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Barnardo’s teams up with Nickelodeon to launch fun PAW Patrol range to raise money for vulnerable children

A wallet-friendly range of PAW Patrol-themed goodies have been launched by Nickelodeon just in time for the school term to help raise money for children’s charity Barnardo’s. The fun products – which include rucksacks, space hoppers, arts and crafts and musical instruments – all have designs featuring the lovable characters Chase, Rubble, Skye, and Marshall, who are just some of the heroic pups from Nickelodeon’s number one rated TV show, which is broadcast on Nick Jr. and Channel 5 Milkshake! The PAW PATROL range, which will be available from Monday…

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More vulnerable children will find loving families through Barnardo’s and Adoptionplus partnership

Specialist support to help more vulnerable children find loving families will be expanded across England through an exciting new partnership between Barnardo’s and Adoptionplus. Barnardo’s, the UK’s leading children’s charity, will merge its family placement services with Adoptionplus, the pioneering adoption agency that provides specialist placements and therapeutic support for the most vulnerable children and young people. The partnership will enable Adoptionplus to expand its reach beyond the South East and Midlands, while helping Barnardo’s family placement teams to develop even greater expertise in their field. Adoptionplus will retain its…

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Barnardo’s delighted as Landsec raises more than £100,000 to help vulnerable children in first year of charity partnership

Barnardo’s has received a fundraising boost after Landsec raised more than £100,000 for its services for vulnerable children in the first year of their charity partnership. During the year, Landsec, the UK’s largest listed commercial property company, raised money for the children’s charity by launching the PiccadillyOn campaign, which counted down the days until the world-famous Piccadilly Lights were switched back on after nine months of darkness. The campaign invited members of the public to donate at least £2 to Barnardo’s to sponsor a unique colour chip which formed part…

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Rebekah Vardy toddles with the Teletubbies at Dudley Zoo to raise vital funds for thousands of vulnerable children

New Barnardo’s ambassador Rebekah Vardy joined forces with the Teletubbies at the Barnardo’s Big Toddle to raise money to support vulnerable children. Rebekah, of I’m a Celebrity fame, put her best foot forward with her daughter Sophia, three, Po from the Teletubbies and more than 100 under-fives and their families at the public launch of the Barnardo’s Big Toddle at Dudley Zoo. The Big Toddle sees thousands of under-fives and their families taking part in a short sponsored walk to raise money for Barnardo’s vital services. For the second consecutive…

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